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I feel another episode of depression coming on...

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Xaven

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I feel another episode of depression coming on...
Reading is my main escape, and I'm finding it harder to get into my books again.
I just want to stay in bed and sleep. Everything is taking extra effort and I know it's only going to get worse. My only hope is that my meds stabilize me this time (which seems unlikely)
I feel helpless. I can't control my mood. And if depression comes, will mania follow? My manic episodes are extremely destructive and embarrassing.
I hate this cycle that I'm trapped in. I'm trying to cope but it's hard...
 
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Luci

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Set yourself small and realistic goals. Have a shower/bath, read a few pages of your fave book, go for a walk around the block. Even if it's just one thing a day to start with. Are you connected to support services in your area?
 
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Xaven

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I'm not really connected to any support services. There was one that I could have gotten connected with but I lost their contact info. I should look it up and try to get connected. That can be one of my goals for now.
 
Luci

Luci

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I'm not really connected to any support services. There was one that I could have gotten connected with but I lost their contact info. I should look it up and try to get connected. That can be one of my goals for now.
Well done ♡ stay strong and focus on you and what you need. One step at a time. Your forum family is always here :D
 
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